Recent Mortgage News

An eventful week for mortgage rates

It was an eventful week for mortgage rates, but the next move is still very much up in the air....  Read More

Richard Barrington has earned the CFA designation and is a 20-year veteran of the financial industry, including having previously served for over a dozen years as a member of the Executive Committee of Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc. Richard has written extensively on investment and personal finance topics.

Mortgage rates extend rising streak to six weeks

June 14th, 2013

Rising mortgage rates have already begun to affect mortgage-application activity, and housing prices may be impacted next....  Read More

What's next for mortgage rates? Ask the stock market

June 07th, 2013

Does a stock market setback signal that the rise in mortgage rates may also pause, or does it mean rates will continue higher?...  Read More

Good news for the economy, bad news for mortgage borrowers

June 05th, 2013

Positive news on the economy is spurring rate changes that will require would-be borrowers to check their assumptions....  Read More

The beginning of the end of super-low mortgage rates?

May 29th, 2013

As mortgage rates rise, their next move isn't clear; but an end to super-low mortgage rates seems inevitable....  Read More

Falling prices clear the way for low mortgage rates

May 22nd, 2013

Falling energy prices led the way to a drop in the CPI in April, which in turn helps clear the way for mortgage rates to remain low....  Read More

Mortgage rates: Turning point or bump in the road?

May 17th, 2013

A recent uptick in mortgage rates may be the start of a trend, or just a bump in the road....  Read More

Trends to follow to predict mortgage rate movements

May 13th, 2013

Following economic fundamentals can help you understand the latest trends in mortgage rates....  Read More